Beautiful Beach Wedding Dresses

Get ready to dazzle at your destination wedding with our pick of fabulous beach wedding dresses

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A wedding abroad means sun, sea... and picking the perfect beach wedding dress.

If you’re jetting off to a stunning beach wedding destination then you’ll need a dress that you’ll feel comfortable in, and one that will fit the laidback holiday vibe of a wedding by the sea. 

From romantic, floating trains to glamorous Grecian draping, here’s our pick of the very best beach wedding dresses.

Sweetheart – Style 6118

This beautiful Sweetheart wedding dress is a great option for a beach wedding with its relaxed, floaty skirt. The ruched bodice and wide V-neck has a touch of Grecian beauty about it – pair with a loose updo and pretty hair accessory to finish the look.

Chiffon beach wedding dress from Sweetheart with a V-neckline

Lillian West – Style 6350

You’ll feel like a total goddess in this Grecian wedding dress from Lillian West. The highlight of the gown is the incredible cape that cascades from the back of the straps down to the floor. The dress is complemented with a deep V-neck and delicate embellishment for a truly glamorous beach look.

Grecian beach wedding dress from Lillian West with a stunning cape

Ellis – Style 11457

You might want to opt for flat wedding shoes instead of heels if you’re getting married on the beach, so a dress with a long train to cover them like style 11457 from Ellis would be ideal. With clever draping, this stunning dress will accentuate your body in all the right places and the embellishment adds a touch of sparkle.

Stunning beach wedding dress from Ellis Bridals with a V-neck and cinched waist with embellishment

Allure Bridals – Style 9304

If you have your heart set on a lace wedding dress for the beach, then consider this stylish column gown from Allure Bridals. The scalloped neckline and romantic lace detailing soften the look and your curves will be shown off to perfection thanks to the fitted material.

Lace beach wedding dress from Allure Bridals with a sophisticated column shape

Coast – Angelina

This asymmetrical dress from Coast is ideal if you don’t want a fully strapless look. The strap leads into a sweetheart neckline and the chiffon skirt falls to the floor in a flattering column style. Pair this romantic gown with a low chignon as soon on the model or with relaxed waves swept to one side. This style would also work well as a one shoulder bridesmaid dress if you want your girls in ivory.

Asymmetrical beach wedding dress from Coast with draping at the front

Lillian West – Style 6390

If you want to combine your beach wedding ideas with vintage elements then this lace and chiffon wedding dress from Lillian West would be a great way to highlight this theme. The cap sleeves and wide neckline are ideal if you’re self-conscious of your upper arms and provide some coverage without the need for long sleeves – which would be sweltering if you’re in an exotic location!

Cap sleeve beach wedding dress from Lillian West with lace details

Ellis – Style 15178

The cowl neck of style 15178 from Ellis would beautifully accentuate the décolletage and show off your arms if these are your favourite assets. The nature inspired embroidery would be fitting for an outdoor wedding ceremony if you’re saying your vows against the backdrop of golden sands and the blue sea.

Cowl neck beach wedding dress from Ellis with stunning embroidered detail

Dalila's Kaftans

For an alternative wedding dress idea, take a look at this striking embellished bridal kaftan from Dalila’s Kaftans. If a classic wedding dress really won’t work for you on the beach, then check out this beautiful, flowing white kaftan which would look incredible at a destination wedding. The peacock style embellishment really sets off the kaftan and gives it a glamorous edge, plus you’ll feel so comfortable all day in it! Boho brides should wear with a statement flower crown.

For an alternative beach wedding dress, try this amazing embellished kaftan from Dalila's Kaftans

Badgley Mischka – Doris

The Doris style from Badgley Mischka is perfect if you want a willowy and statuesque figure as you glide down the beach. On its own, the dress is a lacy column style for a sophisticated destination look, if you add the tiered sheer overlay it is transformed into a floaty beach wedding dress that is completely dreamy.

The Doris style from Badgley Mischka would make a lovely beach wedding dress with its sheer overlay and lacy column shape

Special Day - Style E16609

This fuss free white dress from Special Day Bridal is so stunning and would suit a laidback, non traditional bride. The lacy detail at the neckline and waist adds an air of old school romance and the loose blouse is so wearable. Add a white flower in your hair for Hawaiian bridal glamour!

Vintage style beach wedding dress from Special Day with lace detailing

Coast – Avalana

If you’re anything but traditional and want to make a statement with your beach wedding dress (whilst at the same time remaining a little bit practical), then the Avalana dress from Coast could be a match made in heaven for you. The multi layered, high-low skirt exudes red carpet glamour and would keep your legs cool at the same time! Although the dress looks high maintenance, it would actually be a comfortable style to wear on the beach and it has a versatile neckline.

High-low beach wedding dress from Coast with a tiered, ruffled skirt

Lillian West – Style 6411

This head turning chiffon wedding dress would make any bride feel like a beach goddess! This contemporary dress from Lillian West has a strapless sweetheart neckline and a fitted, embellished bodice which leads into a lovely flowing skirt. The best dress to dazzle everyone at your destination wedding.

This strapless beach wedding stress from Lillian West would be perfect for boho brides

Veromia – Style VR61556

If you are a fashion forward bride then style VR61556 from Veromia could be the beach wedding dress for you. The ruched bodice has a look of Grecian influence whilst the halterneck style keeps the dress on trend. Style your hair into a flawless updo if you’re going for sophistication or wear your hair in a loose style for a relaxed, beachy vibe.

Chiffon beach wedding dress from Veromia with an on trend halterneck and keyhole detail

Blue by Enzoani - Ibarra

The gorgeous Ibarra dress from Blue by Enzoani would make a wonderful beach wedding dress as it is so versatile and not too clingy to the body. If you don’t mind getting sand on your dress, the train of this gown would look amazing as you sweep along the beach. The strappy bodice has a slightly relaxed feel to it yet still looks so pretty with lace detailing.

The Ibarra style from Blue by Enzoani would make a stunning beach wedding dress with its relaxed fit and pretty spaghetti strap blouse

Coast – Belle Bandeau

Wearing a beach wedding dress can be tricky for obvious reasons, the trailing train getting covered in sand being one of them! Solve the problem by wearing a shorter gown like the Belle style from Coast. The A-line skirt and embellishment keeps the look formal and the strapless neckline is so versatile, plus you’ll be kept even cooler with your pins out! Think carefully about your choice of wedding shoes with this one – you’ll need to combine style with practicality.

Bandeau beach wedding dress from Coast with silver embellishment

Lillian West – Style 6417

For an ethereal beach look, style 6417 from Lillian West is an utterly enchanting wedding dress. The nude coloured dress has a flattering, V-neck crossover bodice and deep criss-cross straps at the back to show a sexy flash of skin. The only downside is that the gown may be hard to have cleaned if you get sand on it, however it would provide a show stopping and feminine look for your wedding day.

Nude coloured beach wedding dress from Lillian West with a flattering V-neckline and floaty skirt

Blue by Enzoani - Irvine

You’ll feel like a real life mermaid that’s arrived onshore if you wear this Blue by Enzoani dress to your beach wedding! The mermaid shape skirt is full of drama, complemented beautifully by a flattering, fitted top half. Keep your hair and accessories pared down to let the dress do the talking.

Mermaid beach wedding dress from Blue by Enzoani with a dramatic layered skirt

Belle & Bunty - The Bunty

The Bunty dress from Belle & Bunty combines vintage with Grecian beauty for a gorgeous beachy look. The empire waist and plunge neckline makes the gown ideal for brides with a small bust and the delicate corsages at the centre add a unique spin.

Boho Belle & Bunty beach wedding dress with corsage detail

Justin Alexander – Style 8815

If you’re planning a wedding filled with retro beach ideas such as ice cream cones and parasols, then this cute tea length number from Justin Alexander would be a great dress to accentuate this theme. The champagne coloured dress has an intricate lace bodice and bow waistband for an hourglass, 1950s shape.

Tea length beach wedding dress from Justin Alexander in a stylish champagne colour

Beach Wedding Dress Tips:

  • Choose a dress that you will feel comfortable and cool in
  • Take into account the heat of your destination and whether it will be windy
  • Wear a good waterproof mascara in case of any spray from the sea!
  • Think practically when it comes to your choice of footwear (if you choose to wear any) - a pair of low or flat strappy sandals with some pretty embellishment would work well with a beach wedding dress
  • Be prepared to get your dress professionally cleaned afterwards if your ceremony is on the beach

Beach wedding dress tips if you're planning a ceremony on the beach

Once you've got the perfect beach wedding dress, check out our round up of the best seaside wedding venues so that you have a beautiful setting worthy of your gown.



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